supplements

Most energy supplements contain unsafe thyroid hormone

Many energy boosting supplements contain hormones and steroids that cause dangerous side effects, according to a new study carried out…

Office workers are ‘much more vulnerable’ to vitamin D deficiency

Shift workers, healthcare workers and office workers have dangerously low levels of vitamin D, according to a study published in…

Multivitamins for healthy pregnant women are a waste of time. Doctors should say so

In my daily practice, I get frequent questions from pregnant women regarding what constitutes optimal nutrition, as rare is the…

I was a sceptic — now I’m a vitamin addict

We are a nation obsessed with our health. But on the subject of vitamins and supplements, we are a nation…

How do we know if supplements actually make a difference?

Vitamin and mineral supplements have been around for over a century now and, for some, they have become an integral…